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Saturday, September 16, 2017

Our tool shed is finally underway. With the original shed literally falling down due to termites it was time for a makeover big time! Thanks to a grant from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund Wild Mountains will finally have a dedicated purpose built shed for equipment that is spread out or stored in places all over the property. Posts are in and floor framing complete thanks to our volunteers with flooring to go on soon to be followed by the shed....

Published:
Saturday, September 16, 2017

 

Work on our rainforest reforestation project next door is moving along. With Shellars Bend now regenerating and needing only minimal followup, work during our VWs has extended up the steep slopes towards the old avocado terraces. These terraces had our ISV teams working on them over many years and are slowly transforming. Elsewhere large gaps in the forest remain filled with lantana which is...

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Lots has been going on at Whiptail, what a great journey it is to build with community, friends and wallaby's!  As in all great journey's, there are those sticky moments, those moments of cows and also ...chickens? But perhaps we will save those stories for after we are finished ;) as we are now on the home stretch! Over the last few weeks we have  done the final build coat of lime render on the outside and will complete the outside render in the first weekend of August, also we have put in the second water tank, roughed in the plumbing, had the solar hot water system delivered, Solar panels wired up and all ready for the "new" salt water batteries, sealed the North entry, built the stairs up to the Nature Loo composting toilet, sanded and dressed the skirting boards and ripped the architrave. Plus all the rest that goes along with...

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